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Two injured in Norton rollover

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:15
NORTON — Two people were injured when a pickup truck rolled over on Mansfield Avenue (Route 140) Wednesday night.

Complaints, questions mount over Foxboro consignment store

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:00
FOXBORO — The state attorney general’s office and a private business watchdog have fielded dozens of complaints from customers of Chic 2 Chic, the upscale consignment fashion outlet that closed abruptly last month.

Urns replaced on North Attleboro grave but the sting of the theft remains

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- New urns and flowers are on the grave of the parents of John Coyle.

Attleboro man sentenced to jail for two third-offense drunken driving cases

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 20:45
ATTLEBORO — A city man with a history of drunken driving arrests was sentenced to jail Wednesday after pleading guilty to driving intoxicated while on bail for a previous arrest for the same offense.

Opioid deaths already at near-2016 levels

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — On a computer screen in police department crime analyst Anthony Stevens’ office, a graph is covered with figures representing numbers of people who have died each month from opioid overdoses in the city.

Balfour building coming down in North Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 22:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Two months ago, there seemed to be no progress on the old L.G. Balfour Co. building on East Street in sight.

West Nile Virus found in Seekonk

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 21:45
SEEKONK -- The town has become the first Attleboro area community this summer to have mosquitoes found to be carrying a mosquito illness.

North Attleboro developers try to allay local concerns

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 21:30
NORTH ATTLEBORO — While the Internet is taking retail shops by storm, the future Shops at Emerald site on Route 1 will be different, developers say.

Seekonk voters approve tax hike

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 21:15
SEEKONK -- The town's public safety departments are getting a new radio communications system.

North Attleboro man sentenced to jail on domestic-related charges

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO — A North Attleboro man is now serving a jail sentence on a host of domestic-related cases.

Former stadium employee from Attleboro arrested in alleged Foxboro bomb threat

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 21:00
FOXBORO — A former employee at Gillette Stadium was ordered held on $5.000 bail after making what authorities say was a false bomb threat against the home of the New England Patriots.

Police: Suspect left baby daughter in car to break into SUV in Attleboro train lot

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 20:00
ATTLEBORO — Police say a break-in suspect allegedly left his 10-month-old daughter in his car while he allegedly stole items from a Jeep SUV parked in the downtown MBTA parking lot.

Seekonk voters going to the polls on Tuesday

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 22:15
SEEKONK — Seekonk is holding a special election Tuesday for a bond approval for a new public safety radio system. The project involves replacing the communications dispatch console, all police and fire department portable and mobile radios and infrastructure equipment.

Hoping for fairytale ending after wedding band found in North Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 21:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — To some it may seem silly, looking for the owner of a lost wedding band nearly nine months after the fact.

Dropped tokens in Chuck E Cheese in Attleboro leads to assault charges against Rhode Island man

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO — A 53-year-old man is accused of knocking a 6-year-old girl out of his way after he dropped his tokens on the floor of Chuck E Cheese.

Attleboro area police nab alleged drunken drivers

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 20:35
Attleboro area police were busy this weekend with several drunken driving incidents.

Plainville breaks ground for new buildings

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 20:11
PLAINVILLE — An official groundbreaking ceremony was held early Monday night for the new town hall and public safety building that will be built on the site of the old Wood School off South Street (Route 1A).

State police say alleged five-time drunken driver was traveling more than 90 mph on I-495

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 19:30
NORTON -- State police say they arrested an alleged five-time drunken driver traveling over 90 mph on Interstate 495 in Norton early Sunday.

Former Attleboro police sergeant facing federal child porn charge wants bail conditions changed

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 14:09
ATTLEBORO — A former Attleboro police sergeant confined to his home and facing a federal child pornography charge wants to be able to leave his house with a curfew.